With the burgeoning Covid-19 pandemic and the multiple travel advisories and restrictions imposed, many Singaporeans have been forced to cancel long-awaited trips. Frustrating as it is, it’s simply impossible (and irresponsible!) to travel during such times.
However, if you’ve got leave to clear and a travel itch that can’t be scratched, don’t fret. Here’s our version of second best – a list of staycation packages, from luxe boutique hotels to family-friendly stays, that will put you in a holiday mood just as well as if you’d hopped on that plane.
(And yes, it is safe to stay in a hotel, according to experts. Hotels have stepped up sanitation measures, including thorough cleaning of common areas.)
Immerse yourself in a luxury-drenched world with a stay at The Barracks Hotel Sentosa. Enjoy the sea breeze as you sip on an endless flow of bubbly champagne, coupled with a decadent range of local delights and savoury treats at their exclusive lounge, The Living Room. It’s a great alternative especially for couples, if you’re looking to escape the hustle and bustle of the city where you can luxuriate in complete bliss.
Book the Sea Breeze and Champagne Staycation at $1,095++ and enjoy the following:
– Complimentary breakfast
– Access to The Living Room with all-day refreshments and evening cocktails & canapés from 5pm – 8pm
– One set of afternoon tea for 2 persons per stay with free-flow champagne coupled with a unique tea tailoring experience
– 24-hour stay
– One-way limousine transfer2
– Attractive perks such as discounts of up to 30% for selected F&B outlets and attractions
There’s also an exclusive additional add-on that you can consider for the Breakfast Sail with Ximulia at $942++, which includes:
– 3-hour private yacht trip to the Southern Islands
– Complimentary picnic basket packed with sandwiches, snacks, beverages and a bottle of wine
– Cruise along the Marina Bay before returning to Sentosa
– For up to a maximum of 5 persons
(One week advanced booking is required)
Book Period: Now – 31 March 2021
Stay Period: Now – 31 March 2021
This one is for those looking to spend some quality family time with the ones who matter most. The spacious Family Rooms come in three family room types and a family suite, to accommodate different family sizes.
You can request board games to play, an all-time family-favourite bonding activity. When the folks are tired, they can lounge by the outdoor swimming pool while the kids splash around. The hotel is a 5-minute drive to Singapore Botanic Gardens, as well as the many various dining and entertainment options in Orchard Road, so rest assured – there’ll be endless things to enjoy as a family.
Booking the Rendezvous Family Staycation at $250++ allows you to enjoy the following:
-One-night stay in Family Room for 2 adults and 2 children (below 12 years old)
-Complimentary buffet breakfast
-An exclusive Welcome Pack
-Board games (available upon request and subject to availability)
-Guaranteed early check-in from 10am or late check-out till 4pm
This one’s for the adventurous, thrill-seeking families who are looking for a fun-filled weekend. Relive your Outward Bound days with an Ubin adventure, as this hotel is just a short bumboat ride away from Pulau Ubin.
Explore Singapore’s last kampung, and check out the rich flora and fauna that call Pulau Ubin home. You can even clock in a little exercise by renting some bikes and pedalling through the rustic roads of the island as a family – there truly is no better way to bond.
From $280+ per night, you can enjoy:
-Accommodation with interconnecting rooms
-Four return bumboat tickets
-Breakfast for two adults and two children (ages 12 and below)